Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
[AYRES, PHILIP.] Emblemata Amatoria. Emblemes d'Amour en Quatre Langues. [92] leaves, including pictorial title and 45 full-page illustrations, with Latin, Italian, French, and Dutch text on facing pages. entirely engraved throughout. 8vo, 155x95 mm, contemporary calf gilt, covers slightly warped, cover corners worn through; adhesive stains and partly removed bookplate on front endpapers, scattered minor spotting. "A Londe [sic] chez l'Amoureux," nd [i. e., Netherlands, circa 1700?]

Additional Details

Reprint, with reversed copies of the illustrations and the English text replaced with Dutch, of a 1683 London collection of love emblems mostly derived from the 1608 Amorum emblemata of Otho Vaenius. Adams F.228.